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- Georgia Southern professor awarded grant, tests new technology to curb exposure to carcinogenic dust particles on construction sitesSome of the most dangerous contaminants aren’t visible to the naked eye, but Georgia Southern University researchers are working to protect construction workers from this invisible danger.
- Georgia leaders to speak as part of Georgia Southern’s 2022 MLK Jr. commemorative eventsRev. Francys Johnson, J.D., (‘01) and Amir-Jamal Touré, J.D., will serve as speakers during Georgia Southern’s 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Dinners on Jan. 25 in Statesboro and Jan. 26 on the Armstrong Campus in Savannah, respectively.
- Adventure awaits: Three Georgia Southern graduates join AmeriCorps, head to Montana for careers in the outdoorsThree Georgia Southern University alumni will soon embark on the adventure of a lifetime when they head west to Montana to work in the great outdoors.
- Georgia Southern University named a finalist for Student Veterans of America ‘Chapter of the Year’ AwardGeorgia Southern University was selected as a finalist for the Chapter of the Year awarded by Student Veterans of America (SVA), an organization focused on advocating for and advancing resources for veterans in higher education. The University has SVA chapters on the Statesboro Campus and Armstrong Campus in Savannah, both of which were recognized with the award.
- Georgia Southern establishes Center for Rehabilitation and Independent LivingGeorgia Southern University’s Waters College of Health Professions has established a new research center that will bring together faculty and student researchers in the human movement sciences to improve the health and quality of life for individuals in the coastal Georgia region.
- Georgia Southern’s Q3 Economic Monitor: ‘Economy roars back’Georgia Southern University’s latest Economic Monitor, which reflects Q3 2021, reports that the Savannah metro area economy continued to roar back for the fourth consecutive quarter. “Nearly all major indicators of regional economic activity increased during the third quarter,” stated Michael Toma, Ph.D., Georgia Southern’s Fuller E. Callaway Professor of Economics. “Tourism indicators led metro growth and skyrocketed for the second consecutive quarter.”
- Mechanical engineering graduate finds key to success — teamworkRichard Smith III, a graduating mechanical engineering major, grew up with an appreciation for competition. His father encouraged him to participate in sports throughout his childhood and that continued into his high school career. As he considered where he would spend his college years, he entertained numerous athletic scholarship offers until multiple shortcomings in his senior year led to most of the offers being retracted. Still hoping to find a team environment, he chose to attend Georgia Southern University.
- Quadruple Eagle hopes to offer ‘ripple effect of healing,’ destigmatize mental health issues among underserved communitiesWhen Meisha Edwards (‘14, ‘16, ‘19, ‘21) was 11 years old, she had already made up her mind she wanted to attend Georgia Southern University.